Nothin’ Crossed Off

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Written by: Matthew-Highlanders Have you ever heard the words that pretty much promise a good cookout? Let me give you a scenario. You’re sitting in Chuckwagon, watching the final moments of the movie. You sleepily glance at your watch. 8:23. The film ends, and Chief Erwin flips on the lights and grabs the nearest supervisor….

Tent Building

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Tent building is one of the fun things to do at camp. There are reasons why we build tents. First we have to see which tent needs to be rebuilt. Then as a group, we would decide what we want the tent to look like. In building a tent, you get to learn math because…

Change

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Written by: Tim Group: Adventurers Month: November Year: 2019 Today I am going to talk about my life and camp. When I came to camp, I had anger problems, and I had things I needed to talk about. I came on my preplacement and I saw camp and the Adventurer group said they can help…

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Skating!

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skating rink at boys camp

Written by: Caleb- Prospector Tuesday was not an average day because we did not write plans that afternoon. We decided to write plans on Sunday, so the whole afternoon was free. Everyone wanted to go skating so we did. We took siesta on the bus trip down, and a little after. There we started skating….

Sauna at Scootac

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Written by: Matthew- Highlanders How do you accomplish a sauna when Scootac is sealed beneath 7-8 inches of ice? You grab an ax and get chopping. That’s what Chief Levi did today at the Highlanders’ first sauna of 2018 (my first sauna, by the way). Chief Levi and Jacob got a fire going on top…

Why to Have a Good Attitude

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Name: Devyn Group: Highlanders Month: October Year: 2017   Today I’m going to talk about why you should have a good attitude on a hiking trip. The first reason is that it keeps everybody moving. You could yell, “This is boring,” which would destroy everybody’s spirit. Or you could yell at the start of an…

Standing Stone Trail Review

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Today I’m going to tell you about the good and the bad things about the Standing Stone Trail, starting with the good things about the Standing Stone Trail. You can see a lot of vistas and there’s not many people on it, because they’re all on the thousand steps. You can also walk through a…

Raising the Cooktent

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Written by: Nolan Group: Mountaineers Month: April Year: 2010 The cook tent is coming along. It has a rocket cooker and a hearth of course and right now we have all the post done, a beam, and a rail. Just soon we are going to put on our rafters and tarp before we know it….

What Camp Does for Us

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Written by: Elijah Group: Prospectors Month: April Year: 2010 Why do we come to camp? We come to camp to help ourselves and others. At home I would disrespect my parents when they would try to help me. For example, if they tried to tell me to do something I wouldn’t care and would do…

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How to build a tent

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building tent at Bald Eagle camp for boys

Written by: Shaquan Group: Adventurers Month: April Year: 2010 First you get the material. Next you skin the material. Next you take down the old tent. Then you take up the material to the pile. Next you plant post. After that you ask supervisors for the band-boards. Then you nail them to the post. After…